The Cultural Village Foundation – Katara will be holding an array of workshops this July as part of its summer programme.

The workshops will start this week with the workshop ‘Introduction to Crochet – Toy Hedgehog‘  featuring artist Esther de Veuve. The workshop will be held this Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-3 July. It will be followed by ‘Introduction to Over-Sized Knitting‘ workshop on 7 and 8 July. Both workshops will be held at Katara Art Studios in Building 19.

Katara aims to help in developing the skills of amateurs and handicraft enthusiasts, and open doors for the youth to learn useful skills in such fields. The workshops are open to male and female participants, 12 years old and up.

Another workshop, ‘Brush Calligraphy Workshop‘ featuring artist Noora Shifa will be held on 6 July for young participants at least 13 years old.

Artist Mariam Al Obeidy will also be holding a workshop on ‘Paper Die Cut – Kirigami’ on 13 and 14 July, for participants 15 years old and up. The workshop is part of Katara’s commitment to diversify its public offerings.

The last workshop for July, ‘An Introduction to Weaving‘, will feature artist Vandana Gupta, and will be held on 22 to 24 July. The workshop aims to open doors for students interested to pursue weaving and use of textiles, in their future career.

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